UHLC to host immigration and human rights talk

Discussion will be March 25 from noon to 1 p.m. in room 240 BLB

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March 7, 2013 – The Immigration and Human Rights Law Society at the University of Houston Law Center is presenting "Issues at the Intersection of Immigration and Human Rights Law" featuring Clinical Associate Professor Geoffrey Hoffman. The faculty supervisor of the Law Center's Immigration Clinic, Hoffman will be discussing appellate immigration litigation implicating human rights issues.

Other featured speakers include Anne Chandler, Houston director of Tahirih Justice Center, who will be speaking on cases dealing with gender-based asylum; Naomi Bang, clinical professor in the Human Trafficking Clinic at South Texas College of Law, who will be speaking on human trafficking cases; and Nick Grimmer, associate at McDermott, Will, & Emery, who will be speaking on a case dealing with an asylum grant and a judicial deportation order under the Hague Convention.

The discussion is co-sponsored by the UHLC Career Development Office and The Christian Legal Society. It will be held March 25 in room 240 BLB from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

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